• Ephrata’s Katelyn Fisher forces the Warwick runner back to first base in Monday’s game. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
     Warwick cruises past Lady Mounts

    Monday’s girls softball game between Warwick and Ephrata featured two teams moving in opposite directions. Visiting Warwick, perhaps the surprise of the L-L League this year, kept things rolling against an Ephrata team that has been struggling...

    • Posted April 15, 2015
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  • Ephrata’s Peneal Wolde (left) tries to out-kick Tyler Steely of Manheim Central during the 400 meter dash Monday in Manheim. (Photo by Mike Shull)
     EHS girls run win streak to 27

    Junior Kay Liebl won four events to lead the Ephrata girl’s (4-0 League, 5-1 overall) to their 27th consecutive Section Two track win with a 94-56 triumph over Manheim Central (1-2, 2-2) Monday. In boys’ action, the...

    • Posted April 15, 2015
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  • Cocalico’s Dylan Sattazahn (40) avoids LMH blockers Jarred Sands (2) and Garyd Martin (1) with a shot during Tuesday’s big match in Denver. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Having a blast

    Eagles dominate Blazers in first-place showdown Cocalico made a huge statement Tuesday night in Denver in its first place Section Two showdown with Lancaster Mennonite. In the past, the Eagles may have let their early 1-0 lead...

    • Posted April 15, 2015
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  • Ephrata’s Brian Wentz (left) slides safely into second base during the Mounts 2-1 victory over Lampeter-Strasburg this past week. (Photo by Dwight Palm)
     Power outage cuts game short as Mounts drop two in-a-row

    Ephrata has made a habit over the years of winning games in its last at bat. It’s a knack that has served the Mounts well in helping them win three-straight Section Two titles and eight out of...

    • Posted April 8, 2015
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  • Cocalico’s Emily Stauffer (shown here during the Manheim Central meet last week) broke her own school record in the shot put in Tuesday’s win at Solanco. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
     Cocalico, EHS girls remain perfect

    While there is still plenty of work to be done, it appears at the moment that a lot could be on the line when Cocalico and Ephrata girls track teams meet on the final day of the...

    • Posted April 8, 2015
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  • Cocalico’s Mitchell North (right) makes a charge up the field during Monday’s game vs. Berks Catholic. (Photo by Dick Wanner)
     Eagles take down Comets

    “Lacrosse is hands down, all about momentum,” said Cocalico Boy’s Coach Matt Oberly, after his team had beaten Penn Manor last Thursday in Denver 13-5. The game itself certainly bore that out when the Eagles found the...

    • Posted April 8, 2015
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     Registration opens Saturday for Ephrata Youth Football

    Registration for Ephrata Youth Football begins this Saturday, April 11 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Ephrata Pioneer Fire Company, 135 South State Street Ephrata. Members of the new Ephrata Youth Football program will be...

    • Posted April 8, 2015
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  • With the help of Ephrata Lions’ Club member Jack Forney (left), Phil¬lies’ legend Steve Carlton (right) signs a jersey at the Ephrata Card Show last Saturday. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Silent to the media for years, Carlton opens up at Card Show

    In Philadelphia, there are few sports fans who don’t know of radio personality Howard Eskin. But his listeners would have been surprised to hear a tale that Philadelphia Phillies’ legend Steve Carlton shared about him last Saturday...

    • Posted April 1, 2015
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  • Cocalico’s Courtney Forry (right) is closely marked by the LCD/Lan¬caster Catholic defender during Monday’s contest. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    LCD/Catholic cruises past Lady Eagles

    Last year, the girl’s lacrosse teams from Lancaster Country Day/Lancaster Catholic and Cocalico played three games plus an overtime period with only one goal of difference between the two. This included Lancaster-Lebanon and District Three playoff games....

    • Posted April 1, 2015
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  • Ephrata’s Brittany Ritter (4) slides into home plate safely ahead of the tag of Cocalico’s Alyssa Schmeck during Friday’s contest. (Photo by Dick Wanner)
    Third-inning eruption lifts Ephrata past Cocalico

    It was all about one inning in Friday’s girls softball clash between Cocalico and Ephrata held at Highland Elementary. Both starting pitchers&tstr;Jenna Yarger of Ephrata and Cocalico’s Meghan Cervantes&tstr; cruised through the first two and a half...

    • Posted April 1, 2015
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